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Lithium-rich giants: Sun, stars like it produce huge amounts of lithium late in their lives
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Lithium-rich giants: Sun, stars like it produce huge amounts of lithium late in their lives

One percent of giant stars in the universe are lithium-dense, but how they create their lithium remains a mystery.

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report
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Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report

Seafloor nodules contain battery metals needed to fuel the transition to clean energy, but trawling for them can disrupt ecosystems that we don't know about.

US will develop tech to recycle lithium from EV, mobiles to meet expected demand
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US will develop tech to recycle lithium from EV, mobiles to meet expected demand

In 2018, about 100,000 metric tons of lithium-ion batteries were recycled globally.

Chinese astronomers discover a lithium-rich giant star, much bigger than our sun
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Chinese astronomers discover a lithium-rich giant star, much bigger than our sun

Evolution of lithium has been a key component in the study of evolution of the universe and stars

US automakers are finding more ways to boost lithium output to cut their dependence on China
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US automakers are finding more ways to boost lithium output to cut their dependence on China

In North Carolina, Nevada and other states, miners are working to revive the US lithium industry, once the world’s largest until it fell off in the 1990s.

India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission
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India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission

According to the Science and Technology Ministry statement, this memorandum of understanding is the first of its kind for the country.

Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: Report
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Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: Report

According to a team of astronomers in the University of Cambridge and IAC, in Spain, the exoplanet, WASP-127b has shown possible signs of Water.

Researchers design new lithium-air battery which can function after even 750 charge/discharge cycles
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Researchers design new lithium-air battery which can function after even 750 charge/discharge cycles

Lithium-air batteries are believed to be able to hold up to five times more energy than the lithium-ion batteries that power our phones.

Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes
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Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes

Stanford researchers have developed a new method for identifying lithium deposits, which promises to diversify the available sources of the metal.

Lithium producers are working on long-term contracts to fund investment to address shortfalls
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Lithium producers are working on long-term contracts to fund investment to address shortfalls

Demand for battery-grade lithium compounds is expected to skyrocket in the next decades in tandem with soaring demand for electric cars.

Researchers develop prototype of next-generation lithium-sulphur battery
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Researchers develop prototype of next-generation lithium-sulphur battery

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium-sulphur battery which takes its inspiration in part from the cells lining the human intestine.

Algae based lithium-ion batteries can soon power electric vehicles
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Algae based lithium-ion batteries can soon power electric vehicles

Inexpensive and energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries from fossilised remains of single-celled algae called diatoms can soon power electric vehicles, a team of researcher has found.

Electric car demand transforms prospects for the Lithium producing companies
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Electric car demand transforms prospects for the Lithium producing companies

Electric cars such as the Nissan Leaf may look no different from the standard family runaround. But the new materials that go into them could revolutionize the market for metals used in the industry, opening up a new field for commodities investors.